Get to Know Your Law School's LexisNexis Student Associate!

 

Dalhousie University

 

McGill University

 

Osgoode Hall Law School

 

Queen’s University

 

University of British Columbia

 

University of Calgary

 

Université de Montréal

 

University of Ottawa

 

University of Toronto

 

University of Western Ontario

 

University of Windsor

 

 


If you’d like to join the LexisNexis Canada team as a Law Student Associate on your campus in the future, please contact us at lawschools@lexisnexis.ca.

Annalise Benoit

Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Associate: Annalise Benoit
Annalise Benoit


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Creative, focused, friendly.
  2. Your inspiration
     My family, my friends, my community, and the desire to have a positive impact on others’ lives.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The intellectual challenge, and the people.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     To connect students with the tools, information, and resources that they need in order to excel at legal research.
  5. Fun fact!
     I thoroughly enjoy extremely spicy food.
Kendra Landry

McGill University

Associate: Kendra Landry
Kendra Landry


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Ambitious, friendly, and determined
  2. Your inspiration
     I’m inspired by people who’ve prospered through adversity and achieved their goals despite hardship – whether my family, friends, or celebrities like Shania Twain!
  3. Favorite part of law school
     I’ve barely begun my journey in law school, but so far, I would have to say that the people have been my favorite part of the experience. I relish in the opportunity to learn from the other members of my cohort, all from different fields of study and cultural backgrounds.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     I plan to hone my own legal research skills as a LexisNexis Associate, while assisting my peers in navigating the database and refining skills that are indispensable for success in law school.
  5. Fun fact!
     I love concerts and country music!
Simran Singh

Osgoode Hall Law School

Associate: Simran Singh
Simran Singh


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Loyal, Reflective, Perseverant
  2. Your inspiration
     There are multiple answers to this question, but I can simply state every single person I meet. Everyone has faced their own unique set of challenges and had their own mountains to climb, which to them felt like their own Mt. Everest. Hearing from other’s stories and learning from people is one the most inspiring things for me.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The people. This is not limited to the students or the law professors, both groups in which you can find people with uplifting or deeply insightful experiences and perspectives, along a spectrum of variance to allow for exposure to many different vantage points. It also extends to the support staff of the school, the undergraduate students, etc. The people make this institution what it is, and I include the individuals we see and the ones behind the scenes allowing everything to operate.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     I hope to engage with as many people as possible and learn from their perspectives and experiences, while also helping them see why LexisNexis can be useful in helping make their own lives and expierence in their legal studies and professional career easier.
  5. Fun fact!
     I did the CN Tower Edge walk while having a terrible fear of heights! My pants may or may not have been slightly wet afterwards, but I recommend it!
Ali Saghari

Queen’s University

Associate: Ali Saghari
Ali Saghari


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Honest, Loyal, Ambitious
  2. Your inspiration
     I'm inspired by what I haven't yet learned or experienced. The sensation of learning something new that I enjoy, or being in a position I've never been in before drives me to push myself to my best ability.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The people around me. From peers to professors, everyone has a unique perspective and outlook. Not only that, but everyone takes the time to share their knowledge and opinions with one another. Ideas are exchanged freely and I feel a real comradery with all the people I've met.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     I have 2 goals I hope to accomplish as an associate. First, I want to share as many of the LexisNexis features with as many students as I can. Second, I wish to be present to whoever needs any assistance with the platform. Essentially do everything I can to ensure that Queens' Law Students are well-versed in the tool that will help them throughout their entire career.
  5. Fun fact!
     I love the outdoors and sometimes I whittle small animals out of wood.
Kasra Behnampour

University of British Columbia

Associate: Kasra Behnampour
Kasra Behnampour


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     humble, persistent, determined
  2. Your inspiration
      My family.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     Working as a Research Assistant on a project involving NAFTA and volunteering in Law Students' Legal Advice Program at Allard School of Law.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     To train law students at Allard to hone their legal research and writing skills by using the great resources that LexisNexis has to offer.
  5. Fun fact!
     I play classical guitar but listen to heavy metal.
Serena Eshaghurshan

University of Calgary, Faculty of Law

Associate: Serena Eshaghurshan
Serena Eshaghurshan


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     creative, friendly, honest
  2. Your inspiration
     My sister, because she always inspires me to work hard and persevere.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     Volunteering with Student Legal Assistance, because it gave me the ability to help individuals with their legal difficulties.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     To train fellow students on how to effectively conduct legal research using Lexis Advance Quicklaw. Legal research can be a scary topic, but it can be conducted with ease if one uses the right methods and tools.
  5. Fun fact!
     I am obsessed with all things true crime!
Mathilde Romano

Université de Montréal

Associate: Mathilde Romano
Mathilde Romano


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Creative, hardworking, honest.
  2. Your inspiration
     Any people who show perseverance and hard work to achieve their goals.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The diversity of the activities offered and the people we meet. They help us grow as a person and as a future jurist.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     I would like to be a reference point for my fellow students if they have any questions or concerns. My objective is to be a support and accompany them throughout their academic experience.
  5. Fun fact!
     I have seen the movie Troy more times than the number of days in a month!
Alegria Indio

University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law

Associate: Alegria Indio
Alegria Indio


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Creative, Ambitious, Enthusiastic
  2. Your inspiration
     My partner who inspires me to pursue my dreams and continuously reminds me that anything is possible.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The classroom; I love to learn dynamic legal topics from distinguished professors, all while sipping a great cup of coffee!
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     Researching effectively is key to succeeding in law school and in the legal profession. As a LexisNexis Associate, I plan to provide students with the necessary tools to use our products successfully.
  5. Fun fact!
     I grew up in Kensington Market, the heart of Toronto!
Venessa Sectakof

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

Associate: Venessa Sectakof
Venessa Sectakof


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Compassionate, Resilient, Patient
  2. Your inspiration
     I am inspired by my grandmother who despite a plethora of medical issues was always positive and able to make everyone around her laugh.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     My favourite part of law school so far has been meeting like-minded people! I also really enjoyed the course material and classroom time. The professors are fantastic, and the cases are usually quite interesting.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     I hope to further promote and integrate LexisNexis platforms at my law school. I want to be an approachable resource my fellow students can access should they encounter any questions when using LexisNexis products.
  5. Fun fact!
     I really enjoy all sorts of puzzles! In my spare time, I frequent escape rooms and board game cafes.
Bea Vasic

University of Western Ontario

Associate: Bea Vasic
Bea Vasic


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Resilient, creative, and compassionate
  2. Your inspiration
     My family.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The exceptional community and exciting learning opportunities.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     My objective is to contribute to the Western Law community by assisting my fellow colleagues in improving their research skills and encouraging them to take advantage of legal research learning opportunities.
  5. Fun fact!
     I speak three languages.
Victoria Delle Donne

University of Windsor

Associate: Victoria Delle Donne
Email Victoria Delle Donne


  1. Three words to best describe yourself
     Creative. Task-oriented. Enthusiastic
  2. Your inspiration
     My family and friends; their support motivates me to put 110% into everything I do.
  3. Favorite part of law school
     The discussions I have with my peers and professors; whether it is law-related or not, our diverse experiences and perspectives always lead to an interesting and memorable conversation.
  4. What you plan to accomplish as a LexisNexis Associate
     I want to assist the Windsor Law community, (especially incoming students), in navigating LexisNexis to build and refine their legal researching skills. The LexisNexis program is a valuable resource for students, and I want to help my peers learn how to get the most out of it.
  5. Fun fact!
     I am the proud dog-mom of Jessie, a Pomeranian mix. We enjoy going for hikes, watching Netflix, and trips to Petsmart.